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As Hobart College’s first dance major, Drew Scammell ’18 took to the Deming Theatre stage for the final performance of his college career in April. Scammell, who has choreographed his own work, will graduate with additional majors in math and physics. “Triple-majoring has been a consequence of my hard work and I appreciate the support

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will offer two sessions of classes this summer for current and non-matriculated students to take courses for full academic credit. The programs provide an opportunity for students to further their educational experience with an HWS faculty member; to get ahead or back on track with graduation plans; and to address

Blockchains — lists of digital records (blocks) that are connected and protected using cryptography — are commonly associated with crypto-currencies like BitCoin. But as HWS Blockchain Alliance president and founder Andrew Seski ’18 explains, the technology’s potential is much bigger than that. “We’re looking at the ability to drag and drop infrastructure into third world

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Gregory J. Vincent ’83, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor to 13 faculty members, and awarded tenure to Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Joseph Rusinko. Effective July 1, 2018, Assistant Professors Jeffrey Blankenship (Art and Architecture);

Making oceans safer places to swim with artificial intelligence and sonar was the business idea that landed Maxim Zibitsker ’19 second place at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Tiger Tank entrepreneurial competition this fall. Zibitsker’s patented sonar-buoy system would alert lifeguards of drowning swimmers, an innovative approach to reducing fatalities that total 372,000 each year. “I

Firefighters of the U.S. Forest Service work tirelessly at a job few people are willing to try. Hobart basketball’s Luke Ruddy spent this past summer in Missoula, Mont., as an intern for the National Weather Service in their fire lab, working to make their job a little safer. His internship was in association with Ruddy being a

Taking her first steps into the ever-changing tech industry, Gail Foster ’17 recently accepted a position with IBM. Utilizing the skills she learned as a computer science major, Foster is now an application development and testing specialist in the company’s office in Cumberland, Md. “When I was a first-year, I wasn’t sure what I wanted

Luke DeLuccia ’15, who got his start in robotics at HWS, is poised to play a central role in shaping the robots of the future since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania this spring with an engineering master’s degree in robotics. He has accepted a job with SRI International, a Stanford University spin-off that now

As they begin their internships at HSBC Bank in Manhattan this summer, Justin Ferreira ’18, Taylor Mancini ’19 and Dylan Quay ’18 have the opportunity to put their economics skills to work for one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. As global markets summer analysts, the trio will focus on sales and

This summer, Emma Diehl ’17 and Lauren Kogelmann ’18 have landed positions with the prestigious wealth management firm CIBC/Atlantic Trust in New York City. Under a leadership team that includes Atlantic Trust President Eric B. Propper ’80, the company manages $30.2 billion in assets for individuals, foundations and endowments. Kogelmann, an economics major and mathematics